Ashraf is the Director of Structural Engineering at Structural Workshop. Ashraf is a licensed Professional Engineer in NY, NJ and PA with over 35 years of experience in structural engineering, including 12+ years of Forensic Engineering. He has participated in the design, review, and inspection of projects in the US, Canada and the Middle East ranging from small to multibillion-dollar projects.
Ashraf brings broad experience in design and management of several types of projects and construction materials including structural steel, reinforced concrete, precast concrete, masonry, cold formed metal framing and timber. His broad portfolio encompasses new construction, renovation, addition projects, due diligence studies, field inspections and observations, and a variety of consulting and engineering services.
Included among the projects that he has worked on: Multiple podium residential structures in NJ, residential concrete towers in Newark, Hoboken and Jersey City, the Morris County Correctional facility, Metuchen Municipal Building, multiple schools for SCC, several projects for Princeton University including Princeton Neuro Science and Performing Art Center, Teachers Village in Newark, several Airport Terminals in the US and abroad, Light Rail stations, the renovation and additions to the Liberty Science Center in NJ, East River Development in NYC, Redhook Power Plants in Brooklyn, and several timber mansions in Princeton, NJ.
In the area of forensics, Ashraf has performed several investigations and has served as an expert witness in legal cases, both criminal and civil. His investigations include projects for the NYC Building Department, NYC District Attorney, a Stadium in NYC, a major Highway/Civil project in Texas, a Light Rail System with 13 stations in Ontario Canada, The Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, FL, and Livingston School in NJ.
Ashraf has received his Bachelor and Master degree from Cairo University in Egypt. Ashraf has also completed 48 graduate credits in Structural Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic University (NYU). Ashraf is an active member of the NCEES Structural Committee since 2006, specifically in preparing and grading SE exams.
Ashraf is a former College Professor at the City University of New York. Ashraf has also taught continuing education courses and seminars in Structural Engineering.
Ashraf is a certified soccer referee and has been officiating games in youth competitions since 2009. Ashraf enjoy outdoor activities and travelling.